Category Archives: Insight from Observations

  1. Winning and Losing and March Madness

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    April 9, 2013 by Jay Helms

    Wow! As I opened my web browser this morning, a harsh picture of such rare emotional contrast drew my eyes …
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  2. My Stand-In Interview Service


    March 25, 2013 by Jay Helms

    It’s that time of the year, March Madness! And my favorite part of the season is upon us…the March Madness …
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  3. Granddad was Right. Less is More.


    March 7, 2013 by Jay Helms

    As I turned the corner, my eyes adjusted to the dimness…There it was…every kid’s dream! It must have been 5 …
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  4. The Tree that Lives On

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    September 11, 2012 by Jay Helms

    Originally posted on Nitty Gritty Dirt Man:
    September 8th was Joe’s birthday, and we headed into NYC to celebrate.  We did the same…

  5. Gold Medals and A Shot at Glory

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    August 5, 2012 by Jay Helms

    How do you feel when you see or hear of Michael Phelps, the man who has inspired an entire generation, …
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  6. I Never Understood Mark’s Poster

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    April 7, 2012 by Jay Helms

    My freshman year of college, I lived two doors down from Mark Whipple. One thing I remember about Mark was …
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  7. March Madness: Who is the Best Coach?


    March 15, 2012 by Jay Helms

    Today is the start of March Madness, the 68-Team Tournament that will determine the NCAA Champion for this year. It’s …
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  8. An Eye for an Eye, a Few Teeth for a Rebound


    March 2, 2012 by Jay Helms

    Opening Disclaimer: While I write a good bit about others in this post, the real point is not to discuss …
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  9. It’s Different When You’re Standing Right There!


    February 24, 2012 by Jay Helms

    I had seen this exact spot on video a few times before. I wondered whether it was as breathtaking as …
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  10. Developing a Tolerance for Failure

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    October 13, 2011 by Jay Helms

    They think they whipped us and beat us bad, but that’s not what really happened. Let me explain. It was …
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